Internship at Young Bafana

Since 2012, Young Bafana has accepted more than 90 interns from Germany, Austria, USA, Kanada, Turkey, Italy, etc. and successfully integrated them into running the Young Bafana academy.


Please ensure to familiarise yourself with your country of residence travel regulations around COVID-19. We are extremely serious about the pandemic and wiling to assist and answer any questions.

Moreover, prior to arrival you will receive an information document containing all relevant travel regulations.

We look forward to receiving your CV!

Current Vacancies

We are always looking for soccer coaches, teachers and marketing experts.

Volunteer as Headcoach (m/w)

  • 9-12 months
  • starting in February
  • Cape Town, South Africa

Next season we are joining the high-performance league. Therefore we are looking for an experienced coach for our U12 and U16 team who can develop our players on and off the field.

Volunteer as Coach (m/w)

  • 2-9 months
  • starting immediately
  • Cape Town, South Africa

Support the Young Bafana Soccer Academy as a volunteering coach in Cape Town, South Africa. Your tasks include supporting the football coaches on the football field.  Transportation of the players …

Volunteer Marketing (m/w)

  • 2-9 months
  • starting immediately
  • Cape Town, South Africa

As a volunteer in the field of marketing you will work towards increasing Young Bafana's visibility both locally and internationally. Your tasks at Young Bafana include …

Volunteer as Teacher (m/w)

  • 2-9 months
  • starting immediately
  • Cape Town, South Africa

For our educational program we are looking for students studying teaching who are interested in developing our Township kids both in the classroom and individually …

What you can expect as an intern:
  • An exceptional stay abroad in South Africa
  • Working and living together within a multicultural team
  • Weekly team workshops
  • Insights into the work of an NGO
  • Learning about football in South Africa
  • Interesting and varied activities
  • Changing lives!
  • Als Lehrer(in) bei einer NGO in Kapstadt arbeiten
  • Praktikum bei Young Bafana in Südafrika
  • Freiwilligendienst in Kapstadt, Südafrika
  • Arbeiten mit Kindern in Kapstadt, Südafrika
  • Arbeiten und Zusammenleben innerhalb eines multikulturellen Teams
  • Auslandsaufenthalt in Südafrika
  • Auslandsaufenthalt in Südafrika
  • Freiwilligendienst als Lehrerin oder Lehrer in Südafrika